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Women Who Watched ‘The X-Files’ Pursued More Careers in STEM | www.fastcompany.com

The phenomenon has been known as “The Scully Effect”–named after Gillian Anderson’s character Dana Scully – and the Geena Davis Institute proved it’s real.

Women who watched The X-Files regularly were 50% more likely to work in STEM, and nearly two-thirds of the women surveyed who work in STEM said Scully served as a role model.

Read the article here: Women Who Watched ‘The X-Files’ Pursued More Careers In STEM | www.fastcompany.com

And download the report here: I Want to Believe… in STEM

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